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Sail away. July 8, 1497. Vasco de Gama leads an armada from Lisbon establishing the first successful route by water from Europe to India. The Monument to the Discoveries is free to visit and situated on the Tagus river celebrating the age of exploration. #lisbon #monumenttodiscoveries #indiaorbust

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The Monument to Discoveries and the legacy of the portuguese explorers. Jutting out over the Tagus on the docks where the likes of Vasco de Gama set sail in the hopes of finding a sea route to India. And yes the bridge looks like the golden gate and theres a very silmilar statue to rio's christ the redeemer on the hill in the background. #monumenttodiscoveries #lisboa #lisbon #explorers #navigators #tagusriver

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